KIESHA BATTLES

Founder of I AM YOGA: Cultivate spaces to learn more about yoga and practicing it in your life.

ABOUT KIESHA

Kiesha, a full-time yoga teacher and trainer, has a respected and well-deserved reputation in the national yoga community and a co-Director of the Yoga Retreat for Women of Color™.

In addition to teaching through her own I Am Yoga organization, Kiesha has been Yoga Director at Charlotte Family Yoga Center and has taught for the YMCA of Greater Charlotte. She is a Yoga Alliance registered yoga teacher trainer, and has conducted numerous impactful workshops.  She has been featured in the book Yes Yoga Has Curves and other publications. 

With a graduate degree in Asian studies, Kiesha brings knowledge of Asian philosophy, religion, and language, as well as Eastern philosophy including Taoism, Buddhism, and Hinduism. In addition to being a teacher, she is a wife and mother.  When Kiesha does sit down, she is reading, meditating and breathing. 

Kiesha teaches with a confidence that comes from strong training and rich experience. Her instruction is careful and crystal clear; she gives options and variations that make her classes accessible for students at any level. Kiesha specializes in Yin Yoga, which allows for deep stretches and in-depth exploration of each pose. She also has training in prenatal yoga, Curvy Yoga, restorative, and Grounded Kids as well as Chinese medicine. 

 

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2023 Yoga Retreat for Women of Color in Peru - July Offering
07/29 - 07/31
Urubamba
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2023 Yoga Retreat for Women of Color in Peru - October Offering
10/28 - 10/30
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